Baggage and Other Optional Fees
(Apporved by 2011SZ10165)
Post date : Nov 16, 2011
 
Baggage Fees Other Optional Fees
 
 
 
Other Optional Fees

Unaccompanied Minors (UM)

A child less than 12 years old or an infant is considered as UM if he/she is:

  • Not accompanied by an adult passenger aged 18 years or older;
  • The young minor aged less than 5 years old is not sitting in the same compartment with the accompanying adult passenger or
  • Not having the same origin/destination as the accompanying adult passenger.

Different classes of service and fare apply to various age groups of UM - applicable to CI on-line carriage

Age Group of UM

Accepted Class of Service

Applicable Fare

Less than 3 months

None

None

From 3 months to less than 3 years

Economy Class Cabin

100% of the applicable adult fare, plus collection of a ONE-WAY normal adult fare as UM handling service charge.

3 years to less than 5 years

Economy Class Cabin

100% of the applicable adult fare, plus collection of a ONE-WAY normal adult fare as UM handling service charge.

5 years to less than 8 years

Economy Class Cabin

1. 100% of the applicable adult fare.
2. Dynasty Flyer free award ticket may be used for travel of this age group of UM.

8 years to less than 12 years First/Business/ Economy Class Cabins 1. 100% of the applicable adult fare.
2. Dynasty Flyer free award ticket may be used for travel of this age group of UM.

8 years to less than 12 years

First/Business/ Economy Class Cabins

1. 100% of the applicable adult fare.
2. Dynasty Flyer free award ticket may be used for travel of this age group of UM.

Young Passenger Escort Service
For young passengers (YP) aged 12 years but less than 18 years, a YP optional fee can be paid when traveling alone for escort service and customs inspection.

Applicable flights

a. All CI/AE scheduled flights, excluding code-share flights operated by other carriers.
b. If a YP has an onward connecting flight on other airlines out of destination of a CI/AE flight, our staff at the flight connecting station will help escort the passenger to the transit counter of the receiving carrier at the airport.

Applicable fare types

Any types of fares that allows the YP to make an advance booking.

Application

a. Application for this escort service must be submitted at least 24 hours before flight departure on or after reservation has been confirmed.
b. Passenger purchased ticket from China Airlines website, may opt to apply the service after the purchase and complete payment of service charge 24 hours before flight departure as instructed by our staff.

Payment and amount

a. Based on ticket issue date, USD50 for each on-way travel on/before Aug. 25, 2013, and USD75 after this date, provided without leaving transit lounge for CI connecting flight, if any.(Exception: Tickets commencing from Philippines will remain unchanged until further notice. )
b. Payment must be completed at CI ticketing counter before flight departure.

Cancellation Penalty

a. Notification of cancellation must be made before flight departure. 20% of fee paid will be forteited as non-refundable.
b. Total amount of the fee paid wil be rendered as non-refundable if no notification is made before flight departure.

Passenger Traveling on Stretcher

Service Item

Applicable Fee

Adult or Child Passenger on Stretcher

One time of any applicable adult market selling fare.

Carriage of the Stretcher

Six times of full normal one way economy class adult fare (with applicable normal commission if through travel agent).

Attendant Accompanying the Stretcher Passenger

One time of any applicable adult market selling fare.

More than One Attendant

For each additional attendant, one additional applicable adult market selling fare shall be charged.

Free Baggage Allowance:

  • Stretcher Passenger:The total free baggage allowance will be that applicable to the number of fares paid, but the passenger will be allowed to carry only "personal articles".
  • Attendant(s):Free baggage allowance will apply for each fare paid.

Oxygen for Medical Use by Passenger

Service Items

Applicable Fee

Oxygen Service

USD200 per Portable Oxygen Unit per segment

Fees for the Seat Occupied by Portable Oxygen Unit(s)

  • Seat occupied for carrying the Portable Oxygen Unit(s) for use by the passenger per sector(s) is charged.
  • The number of seats occupied shall be based on the quantity of Portable Oxygen Unit as described in the Medical Certificate signed by passenger’s physician.
  • Two Portable Oxygen Unit(s) can be accommodated in one seat.
  • This charge of seat occupied for carrying POU as stipulated herewith is applicable in case when the passenger is to travel on a stretcher.

Award Ticket

Once a free award ticket has been used, requests for reissuing or refunding the ticket will not be accepted. Members may apply to reissue or refund an unused award ticket under the following conditions:
The refund of award tickets from the same award must be processed at the same time. For the refund of an award ticket, a handling charge of 4% mileage on an award will be deducted from the account of the member holding that ticket(s). Normal ticketing regulations apply to ticket award refunds as well. China Airlines will return mileage still valid on the refund date to the original member's account. In case paired tickets of an award were issued to different persons, the owner of the award is deemed as the holder. The receiving nominee of a transferred award will be deemed as owner of that award. A handling fee of TWD$1,500 or US$50 (or the equivalent in local currency) can replace above mileage deduction only if there is no sufficient mileage in the account of member requesting ticket refund. After the issuance of the award ticket, an additional fee of TWD$3,000 or US$50 (or the equivalent in local currency) may be collected each time the passenger does not travel according to the origin/destination stated on the ticket before the ticket may be used to continue the travel.. A handling fee of TWD$1500 (or the equivalent of US$50 in local currencies) will be charged for each ticket to reissue a free award ticket.

Award Transfer

When manually process award transfer, a handling charge of 4% mileage of the award will be deducted from account of the member requesting the transfer. In case there is no sufficient mileage in the account, mileage deduction can be replaced by cash payment: TWD$600 (or US$20 equivalent in local currency) and TWD$900 (or US$30 equivalent in local currency) will be charged for an upgrade award and a free ticket award respectively. When manually canceling transferred award, a handling charge of 4% mileage of the award will be deducted from account of the member requesting the transfer. In case there is no sufficient mileage in the account, mileage deduction can be replaced by cash payment: TWD$600 (or US$20 equivalent in local currency) and TWD$900 (or US$30 equivalent in local currency) will be charged for an upgrade award and a free ticket award respectively.

Mileage Purchase for Immediate Cabin Upgrade

Dynasty Flyer members, who take CI/AE international flights departing from Taipei (Taoyuan) / Taipei (SungShan) / Kaohsiung International Airport, and would like to upgrade with self-owned miles, may purchase insufficient miles up to 5000 miles at the airport counter for immediate cabin upgrade. For details please click here.

Lost Ticket Service Charge

A service charge of USD50 (USD100.00 for lost tickets originally issued in USA) per ticket is collected while the replacement ticket without payment is issued.

Paper Ticket Charge

A service charge of USD30 per ticket is collected for the issuance or reissuance of E-Ticket eligible itinerary into Paper Ticket.

Ticket Refund Fees

Ticket Sold in

Charges

USA

USD 25 – USD100

Taiwan

a. Long-haul fares with exception of US/Canada Economy/Business special fares (fares on India route is counted as long-haul):TWD1,200.
b. US/Canada Economy/Business special fares:TWD2,600
c. Fares on regional routes (including Guam and Palau route):TWD700
d. The refund fee should be charged based on the amount shown on the ticket, if any.

Japan

JPY17,500 – JPY50,000

Date Change Fee or Ticket Reissue Fee

Ticket Sold in

Charges

USA

USD 100

Taiwan

Apart from necessary fare difference, charges for Reissue and date change at China Airlines ticketing counter :
a. Long-haul fares with exception of US/Canada Economy/Business special fares (fares on India route is counted as long-haul) : TWD1,200
b. US/Canada Economy/Business special fares:TWD3,800
c. Fares on regional routes (including Guam and Palau route):TWD700
d. The reissue fee should be charged based on the amount shown on the ticket, if any.

Japan

Not applicable for travels commencing from Japan.

Prepaid Ticket Advice Service Charges

PTA Sold and Issued in

Charges

USA

USD 100

Taiwan

TWD 1,000

Japan

JPY5,000

Charge for a Passenger Occupying Two Seats

The additional charge for a second seat requested by a passenger must not be less than the applicable fare paid by the passenger for the first seat.